The Naiades, Op.15 (Bennett, William Sterndale)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1843]. Plate 1380.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1837]. Plate 1165.
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For Piano 4 hands (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, n.d.[1837]. Plate 1166.
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Arranger Ernst Pauer (1826-1905)
Publisher. Info. London: Augener, No.8051, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 7269.
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Misc. Notes See also Parisina, Op.3 and The Wood Nymph, Op.20.
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General Information

Work Title The Naiades
Alternative. Title Die Nejaden
Overture for Orchestra (Sixth Concert Overture)
Composer Bennett, William Sterndale
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1836 (September)
First Performance. 1837-1-25 — London: Society of British Musicians conducted by J.W. Davison
First Publication. 1837 – Leipzig: Kistner
Dedication King's Academy of Music in London
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons,
2 horns (D), 2 trumpets (D), bass trombone, timpani, strings
Primary Sources Mss full score ((D-B, Mus.ms. 30259)
External Links MPH preface (Christoph Schlüren, 2003)

Misc. Comments

Given its US premiere in 1845 (see list of US premieres in the 19th century given by the NY Philharmonic Society.)